Palomar Permitted for On-line Instruction in Virginia

Palomar Permitted for On-line Instruction in Virginia

Palomar’s Navy Management program will proceed to serve Marines at Quantico, whereas normal schooling coursework is now out there to Virginia residents on-line via Palomar, following authorization from the Commonwealth’s increased schooling council.

SAN MARCOS — Palomar School has obtained formal approval from the Commonwealth of Virginia to start providing on-line lessons there, the most recent in a collection of steps to increase Palomar’s new MIL program for active-duty college students at Marine Corps Base Quantico.

The certification course of was spearheaded by the employees who serve Palomar’s Navy Management (MIL) program, which gives an affiliate’s diploma and certificates to active-duty service members.

As an added outcome, college students at present residing in Virginia and planning to switch to a College of California (UC) or California State College (CSU) establishment might now full their lower-division normal schooling on-line via Palomar School.

“We’re at all times honored to have the ability to serve the upper schooling wants of our active-duty service members, and now to additionally be capable to assist college students in Virginia put together for his or her switch to UC and CSU colleges, solely advances our mission additional,” stated dr Star Rivera-Lacey, Superintendent/President of Palomar School.

With a proper letter in July, the State Council of Larger Training in Virginia licensed Palomar to offer online-only instruction inside 4 diploma and certificates packages:

Affiliate of Science in Navy Management — 60 credit score hours
Certificates, Basic Training Breadth (California State College) — 39 credit score hours
Certificates, Intersegmental Basic Training Switch Curriculum (IGETC) — 37 credit score hours
Certificates, Navy Management — 18 credit score hours
Because of this authorization, the MIL program, which started by serving active-duty Marines at Camp Pendleton and Twentynine Palms, has expanded to incorporate the Marine Corps bases in Quantico, Virginia and Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. This system was launched in partnership with the School of Enlisted Navy Training, Marine Corps College.

Nichol Roe, Affiliate Dean for Workforce Growth and Prolonged Research at Palomar, stated that lawmakers in Virginia lately modified the Commonwealth’s laws concerning instruction offered by out-of-state establishments. As of July 1, 2022, such packages will need to have formal approval to enroll college students in Virginia.

With a big inhabitants of Marines already engaged with Palomar at Marine Corps Base Quantico, the faculty utilized for the required authorization in June. The transfer additionally expanded the variety of program choices that Palomar will now be capable to present.

“Now we’ve state authorization to offer on-line schooling—via our MIL Management program, IGETC or CSU—to mainly all residents of Virginia,” Roe stated. “Any pupil in Virginia might do their Basic Training necessities for CSU and UC transfers on-line from Palomar School.”

The Basic Training Breadth certificates meets the lower-division necessities for the California State College (CSU) system, whereas the IGETC certificates satisfies each the CSU and the College of California necessities.

Tory Haynes, Palomar’s MIL Venture Director, stated the Marines at present enrolled or planning to enroll within the in style program this fall won’t expertise any modifications.

“We’re nonetheless offering a excessive stage of engagement and the identical coursework for the scholars stationed at Quantico and Camp LeJeune who take part in our program,” stated Haynes. “As a result of there’s such a big inhabitants of scholars in Virginia, we needed to realize authorization to proceed to have the ability to present lessons for them on-line.”

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